Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill.
Important reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. None of this has been confirmed as fact, it’s just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track rumor accuracy in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back you can find here. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.
Rumors for the Day:
- A source told WrestlingNews.co that Vince McMahon was upset that WrestleMania plans for Edge vs. Roman Reigns and Miz’s tag match against Bad Bunny leaked.
- As a result, both that site and Ringside News heard there’s a new edict that the creative teams has to check with McMahon or Bruce Prichard before telling talent what’s planned for them.
- Asuka wasn’t on Raw after losing a tooth in her match last week. Per Ringside, she isn’t cleared and could be out of action “for a few weeks”.
- Speculation from Wrestling Observer Radio’s Dave Meltzer and others is WWE is building Cesaro as an opponent for Roman Reigns after WrestleMania 37.
- Chelsea Green signed a three year contract extension with WWE some time after her November wrist injury, according to Fightful Select. Her original deal was set to expire this summer.
If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you’d like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct.